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The higher rate of post-COVID symptoms in older adults is likely due to a higher incidence of chronic disease and physical vulnerability.
Approximately 1 in 3 Americans 65 and older who completed their initial vaccination round still have not received a first booster shot.
A federal court judge in Florida said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its authority.
New laws make it easier for people to see their loved ones in health care facilities during the pandemic.
Studies show improved ventilation could be a powerful tool against the coronavirus.
Paxlovid and molnupiravir can reduce the risk of severe COVID-19, but they must be started within five days of symptom onset.
Though such cases may not always amount to debilitating long COVID, it is common to take weeks to fully recover.
The United States might see one of the steepest increases in the country’s uninsured rate in years.
Could the immune dysfunction that causes severe COVID in people with schizophrenia be what drives their psychotic symptoms?
While vaccination typically provides robust protection against severe disease, they’re less effective for immunocompromised people.
Novel therapies, improved technologies and a better understanding of the immune system could yield broad dividends.
Protecting the immunocompromised is not only a matter of health equity, it’s critical to ending the pandemic.
The CDC’s move triggered mixed feelings from the public and laid bare a split within the health care community.
Transplant recipients, people with advanced HIV and certain people with cancer or autoimmune diseases can get an additional vaccine dose.
Are we fully vaccinated, even with a booster, or should we get a third shot to catch up with those who got Pfizer or Moderna?
Cancer patients undergoing treatment and those with suppressed immune systems eye the future—and the COVID pandemic’s wane—warily.
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